A recent report tells the story of what can happen when a Florida couple decides to end a relationship amicably. It is the story of a seemingly rare happy break-up, where two people decide to divorce but do not spend years fighting it out in court. It is because they engaged in collaborative divorce, a process designed to work out details like child support and spousal support without the undue influence of the courts.
Just weeks after George Zimmerman’s murder trial acquittal and the ensuing media circus, the man’s 26-year-old wife has filed for divorce, according to a news report. She officially filed papers in a Central Florida court, citing the high-profile murder trial as a primary reason for the couple’s strained relationship. According to one report, the woman felt abandoned as her husband left town in the wake of his not guilty verdict. Now, she’s seeking an equitable division of the property the couple obtained during the marriage.
Dwayne Wade might star on a Miami basketball court by night. By day, though, he's been the leading man in a Florida family law court, and his assets have been threatened as a result. His case has highlighted some of the difficulties associated with high-asset divorce, as he and his estranged wife have disputed over asset division and custody issues since filing for divorce in 2007.
Many people here in Fort Meyers are following what has become known as the Baby Veronica case. The controversial and complicated child custody dispute has gone on for four years, and after making it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, it appears that it is now drawing to a close.